Events Archive

MUSC2280 Concert

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A final concert for Designing Large-Scale Multimedia Projects (MUSC 2280). The course is a production seminar designed for students working on a single, large project in Multimedia and/or Computer Music. It covers planning and implementation strategies, with group critiques of proposals and works-in-progress. The class structure includes individual lessons for students working on a graduate or undergraduate thesis project. This final concert event is free and open to the public.

AMP Voice Masterclass with Thomas Cooley

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Location: Steinert Hall

A masterclass for voice students in the Applied Music Program. Location: Steinert 105 (Choral Room). Open to the public for observation.

Minnesota-born tenor Thomas Cooley has established a reputation on both sides of the Atlantic — and beyond — as a singer of great versatility, expressiveness, and virtuosity.

Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

Brown Bag Concerts are casual, free admission events showcasing the Brown University musicians. At these concerts, guests are welcome to bring their lunch and come and go as they please. The May 3 performance is the final installment of the year, and it features several students from the Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments (MEME) program. Don’t miss it!

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Ghanaian Drumming & Dance Concert

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A performance of Ghanaian traditional music and dance featuring guest dancer Kwabena Boateng & members of the Ghanaian Drumming Ensemble, Kwaku Kwaakye Obeng, director. This event is free and open to the public.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Spencer Myer Piano Recital and Masterclass

Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The Department of Music presents pianist Spencer Myer in a combined recital and masterclass event. Myer will play works by Chopin, Debussy, and Haydn. Afterward, he will lead a masterclass with piano students in Brown's Applied Music Program. This event is free and open to the public.

Program

Haydn: Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI: 31
Debussy: D’un cahier d’esquisses   
Debussy: Masques
Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C# Minor, Op. 39
Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54

There is a (tri)cycle

Sunday, April 29, 2018 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Five-person recital of new and rarely-played works. Centered around a 15-minute cycle of solo instrument pieces by Max Friedman '20, Seamus Hubbard Flynn '21 and Xiaoyu Huang '21. Also featuring works by Prof. Wang Lu, Deven Carmichael '21, Paul Hindemith and Claude Debussy, as well as traditional klezmer.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

Chamber Music at RISD

Sunday, April 29, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details

Students from the Brown University Chamber Music program perform a free concert in the RISD Museum main gallery.

Khatchaturian: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (1932)
James Ro, Clarinet; Derek Xu, violin; Liyaan Maskati, piano

Brahms: Sonata for Viola and Piano in F Minor, Opus 120, No.1
Katie Rademacher, viola; Jeff Louie, piano

Orchestral Transcriptions with Benjamin Nacar '12 and Maya Ramchandran '15

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A performance of Orchestral Transcriptions with Benjamin Nacar ‘12, piano
and Maya Ramchandran ‘15, violin.

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61
Rachmaninoff: Symphony no. 2 in E minor, op. 27 (excerpts)

Transcriptions by Benjamin Nacar

This event is part of Benjamin Nacar’s free concert series. More info here: http://www.bennacar.com/spring-2018-concerts/

Piano Workshop

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

A workshop for piano students in the Applied Music Program. This event is free and open to the public for observation.

World Music Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

The World Music Ensemble lead by Kwaku Kwaakye "Martin" Obeng performs a concert with special guest, bassist Essiet Okon Essiet. This event is free and open to the public.

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Brown University Orchestra Concert

Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Sayles Hall Auditorium

The Brown University Orchestra performs works by Liszt, Joan Tower, and Beethoven. 2018 Concerto Competition winner Brian Vuong is featured as piano soloist for Liszt's Concerto No. 1. American composer Joan Tower is a guest of the University on this weekend. Tower will offer a talk as part of our Music Now series, and her work Made in America, winner of three Grammy Awards in 2008, will be performed by the Orchestra as this concert. Beethoven's masterpiece Symphony No. 5 in C Minor completes the program.

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